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Advanced Methods in Computational Fluid Dynamics
A CPD course on advanced CFD methods delivered jointly by The University of Manchester (UoM) and Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC) UK. The the first part of the course will be on turbulent flows (RANS, LES & DNS), fluid-structure interaction, artificial boundary conditions, compressible flows and Aeroacoustics. The second (practical) part of the course will be held at the STFC on IBM Blue Gene/Q machine. This training is devoted EDFs open-source CFD solver Code_Saturne.
Date: September 9, 2013 - September 13, 2013
Location: Modelling & Simulation, University of Manchester/STFC Daresbury, Manchester/Warrington, Lancashire, United Kingdom
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Organizer: The University of Manchester and STFC UK
Application Areas: Turbomachinery, Aerospace, Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics, General CFD, Hydraulics, Wind Turbines
Softwares: Code_Saturne
Type of Event: Course, International

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is required in many industrial applications including external and internal aerodynamics, heat transfer, combustion, aeroacoustics, etc. It is “therefore”, if not more, at least equally important as experimental Fluid Dynamics. Direct Numerical Simulation (DNS) for high Reynolds number flows is highly time consuming and only possible for relatively simple geometries. There are many existing turbulence modelling techniques which allow a significant reduction in this computational cost. However, different models can provide very different results for the same problem. The appropriate choice of a turbulence model, thus requires a deep enough understanding, significant experience and computational skills in the field of turbulence modelling. The course will address the analysis of modern approaches to turbulence modelling and their applications to the solution of industrial problems. The course consists of two parts: theoretical course on advanced CFD approaches and tutorials with open-source “Code_Saturne” for solving the Navier-Stokes equations. The main focus of the first part will be on RANS (Reynolds Averaged Navier-Stokes) models, LES (Large Eddy Simulation) and DNS for turbulent flows, fluid-structure interaction methods, artificial boundary conditions for compressible flows and aeroacoustics. The second (practical) part of the course will be held at the Hartree Centre, on the campus of the Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC) Daresbury Laboratory. This part is devoted to learning how to use the open-source CFD solver Code_Saturne, which is developed by EDF R&D for solving the Navier-Stokes equations. Code_Saturne is a co-located finite volume solver handling any type of mesh, structured or unstructured. It includes a large range of RANS/LES models with additional modules for compressible flows, combustion, radiative heat transfer, magneto-hydrodynamics, two-phase flows, atmospheric flows. Through various projects, STFC Daresbury Laboratory have tested Code_Saturne's High Performance Computing (HPC) capabilities. They also have excellent training and HPC facilities; the Hartree Centre currently hosts 16th and 158th fastest supercomputers in the world (Nov 2012). The course is delivered by the academic staff from the School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering (MACE), The University of Manchester and researchers from Daresbury labs, STFC. The School of MACE is a world-class Centre in CFD with the long term experience in the development of turbulence models and their implementation to the solution of real-life industrial problems.
Event record first posted on June 21, 2013, last modified on June 23, 2013

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